SDN Blog

family using internet on devices

As the state of South Dakota looks to connect all citizens, it should embrace all forms of connectivity, but do so realizing wireless technologies are a temporary fix. Read More»

Privacy

Data Privacy Day probably didn’t create three-day weekends for many Americans, but the Jan. 28 observation brought welcome attention to cyber issues of growing importance in the United States. Read More»

Women putting together a puzzle

Preparing an ad and running it through Garretson-based Alliance Communications’ TV service turned out to be less expensive than one small business had expected. Running a TV ad in the Brandon region also proved effective. Read More»

Football players ready for the snap

In the past, I’ve compared the objectives of MPLS networks to that of basketball teams. But upon further review, comparing MPLS to football probably makes more sense. Read More»

Sunset of Rural SD

In her recent budget address, Gov. Kristi Noem outlined her plan to start with a $5 million investment to encourage private sector partnerships to deliver internet to every pocket of the state. So where is the digital divide in South Dakota? Read More»

Data Privacy: Resources for you, your business

Data Privacy Day is January 28

Advances in high-tech fields such as automation and artificial intelligence, as well as old-fashioned criminal greed, have made digital data difficult to protect. But it must be done. Read More»

Brent Christensen, Christensen Communications Company

Getting into telecommunications after working in law enforcement was a natural move for Brent Christensen, vice president and chief operating officer of Christensen Communications Company in Madelia, Minn. Read More»

employee frustrated with malicious email

Email is the initial weapon of choice for a lot of cybercriminals. It’s a cheap, easy and low-risk way for a thief to get an initial introduction to a business. Read More»

Collage of images from 2018's top blogs

The most viewed blog published by SDN Communications in 2018 was a column that gave readers an inside look at how company experts responded to an equipment failure at a bank in South Dakota. Read More»

SDN Switch Room - Before

A significant upgrade in telephone switching equipment at SDN Communications provides striking visual evidence of how the tools of technology are getting smaller as well as better. Read More»